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Israel Update

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They Can Burn Our Forests- But They Can’t Dampen Our Spirits Headlines in the Israeli Press: More Than 60,000 Flee Massive Fires Close to 1,000 families have lost their homes 130,000 Dunam of Woodland Burn in Central Israel- in more than a dozen locations Police Chief and Minister Bennet Point to Terrorist: At Least 17 …

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Even the improbable is possible!

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The Cubs won the World Series. Donald Trump won the U.S. Presidential Election, and I found David Nash living a few blocks away from my son in Australia. David Nash went to school with my father in law in Petrokov, Poland. In 1938, shortly before Germany invaded Poland, David moved to Australia. Over the years …

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Victory

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As I was scrolling through the TV channels last night, I came across something quite extraordinary. The national anthem was being played through sign language; then the high school football game began between California School for the Deaf and its opponent. Believe it or not California School for the Deaf won the game 44-0. They …

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Lev Lalev Summer Camp

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In less than a month Lev Lalev’s summer camp will begin. Let me share with you the following story. Last summer Shoshana was brought to Lev Lalev by a distant cousin. Her parents had died and her cousin was unable care for or control her. Shoshana, who was just eight years old at the time, …

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Memory

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Tonight is the baseball all-star game in San Diego. As I was driving to the office I was thinking about the all-star game which I attended exactly fifty-five years ago (1961). The game was played in Boston at venerable Fenway Park (it was the second of two all-star games that were played for a few …

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The Lives of Policeman Matter

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The lives of policeman matter The lives of Blacks, Whites, Indians, and “All people of color” matter The lives of Jews and Gentiles, Believers and Agnostics matter The lives of the Elderly and of children and their families matter The lives of orphans in Israel and all over the world matter It says in the …

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Honorable Mention

Loved reading this: How wonderful it would be if there were many other Muslims like Dr. Sharkh. The first medical professional to treat the victims of Friday afternoon’s terror attack on a West Bank highway that killed Rabbi Miki Mark and wounded his wife and two children was a Palestinian doctor in private practice. Dr. …

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Here’s the Scoop………….

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Can’t make this up! Last week we wrote about National Donut Day; and today some genius invented National Chocolate Ice-cream Day. So I can’t let an opportunity pass. Let’s celebrate by sharing our good fortune with those less fortunate.  Help an orphaned girl today. Please visit the Lev Lalev website www.levlalev.com and your Heart will …

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Happy Sixty Eighth- Be strong

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Today is Israel Independence Day, marking the 68th year since the Jewish State declared its independence in 1948. The day is filled with celebrations, ceremonies, parties and, of course, barbecues. And there’s certainly a lot to celebrate and be thankful for. How could anyone imagine that after nearly 2,000 years of exile and persecution, culminating …

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Chag Sameach from Netanya, Israel

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In the spirit of the Hagaddah we are asking an answering four questions. Who has made this Pesach special for the girls at Lev Lalev? Who has helped to ensure that each and every girl receives new clothes for the holiday? Who cares for the orphaned girls throughout the year, and helps each one grow …

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